[catehthe best Edinburgh Clubs this fortnight.
I ‘Ihe industry The Industry, in association with Cream, hits Teviot Row for the ﬁrst of three special events as part of their nationwide universities tour. Cream resident Paul Bleasdale joins Cream favourites Rocky and Diesel as well as EFX, (ex-partner of Digit) Lex Loofah and Chris Iredale for a spectacular night out. Students and guests only. Teviot Row Union, Wed 22 Nov.
I Seen The capital’s monthly hip hop outing continues to blow up with some of the ﬁnest freestyle scratching I’ve ever seen, plus a visit from London's Krispy 3. The Attic. Fri 24 Nov.
I Fiction With Goa all the rage in the music press why not check out the real thing at this up-and-coming night, featuring hard house and trance from Max and OmTom, plus an exclusive live set from London's Aura. La Belle Angele. Thurs 23 Nov. I Sole Fusion Matt Jam Lamont 'oins Craig Smith and Mikey Stirton for his ﬁrst Scottish gig at one of Edinburgh's premier garage nites. The Vaults, Fri 17 Nov.
I Sublime at The Vaults. 10pm—3am. £7 (£6). 24 Nov. Fortnightly. Manchester- based residents ldge and Reech continue to take Friday night clubbing into new dimensions. More hard. progessive house than garage. with a hint of mad acid bubbling under the surface. Watch out for a forthcoming visit from acid house pioneers 808 State in December. Should be massive. Worth the effort.
I Voodoo Chile at The Rocking Horse. 11pm—3am. £3. Price includes entry to Cathouse and Katch. Popular indie affair.
I The Cavendish 9pm—3am. £5. Over 25s only. Smart dress. Live bands every week. I Century 2000 11pm—3am. £5. See Fridays. I Colours at The Vaults. 10pm—3am. Tickets £12 from Xile and The City Cafe. 18 Nov. Fortnightly. Scotland's very own Superclub continues to book the big name DJs and the crowd continue to lap it up. The ubiquitous Paul Bleasdale (Cream) takes control of the decks for more of the same this weekend. I Disco Inferno at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £5. 18 Nov. Fortnightly. With disco cutups all the rage in house and techno right now, why not check out the real thing - two ﬂoors of it in fact. Glammy, glossy and downright gorgeous. Don't forget to check out the special one- off at The Assemny Rooms (25 Nov) featuring pop giants OJ; ssey. I Earth Inlemo at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm-3am. £3. Happy Hour until 12.30am. No rave.just out of the grave
gothic and industrial sounds. I The Egg at The Wee Red Bar. 11.30prn—4am. £3. Drinks promos. Solid gold easy~action sounds; more speciﬁcally indie, 60s. new wave and soul. I FBI at Moray House. 11pm-4am. £4. 25 Nov. Fortnightly. Excellent indie night playing the sassiest, smartest and sharpest in Britpop from Cast to Oasis to Supergrass. Always busy. Sister club Mi5 (alternate Saturdays at The Attic) is equally worth checking out. I Fiesta Latina at Teviot Row Student Union. 9.30pm—2am. £2.50 (£1.50 members). 25 Nov. Last night of this hugely popular Latin club night. featuring a mixture of salsa. meringue and hip hop. Well over 400 people can’t be wrong. Check it out. I Going Places at the Assembly Rooms. 10prn-3am. £7 (£5). 18 Nov. Special one- off for the successfully kitsch easy- listening club. I Horny Monkey at The Vaults. 10pm—3.30am. £10 (£8). 25 Nov. Fortnightly. Busy Saturday night affair offering upfront UK house and garage on the slightly harder. almost trancey tip. with residents Stuart Duncan, Stevie Livingston. Colin Cook and Alan Dundas. I Joy at The New Calton. llpm—4am. £5 members before midnight, £7 after. £6 non-members before midnight. £8 after. Members and guests only. Steve React (Heaven) takes to the decks at the country‘s wildest, coolest and sweatiest gay night. Residents Maggie and Alan continue to work the ﬂoor with their uplifting mix of pumping house and nu- energy. featuring screaming snares and delirious drum rolls. whilst the crowd prove effortlessly that no one can party as hard as the Scots. I Katch at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). A veritable cornucopia of indie music from the 80s and 90s. in this busy weekly club. I Mambo Club at Cavendish. 10pm-3am. £4 (£3). Two ﬂoors with African. Latin, salsa. reggae. zouk and calypso downstairs and dub, lovers and dancehall upstairs. Sir Ossie is your selector. dropping the ﬁnest in global grooves each and every week. I Mi5 at The Attic. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3 before midnight). 18 Nov. Fortnightly. Sister club to FBI playing a similar soaraway mix of Britpop and indie. Get there early to take in some marvellous drinks promos (lOpm—midnight). Playlist. as ever, includes the very best of contemporary indie: Supergrass, Elastica, Oasis, Black Grape. Recommended. I Minus 0ne at The Carlton Highland Hotel. 10pm-3am. £2.50 (free for members). See Fridays. I 0 at The Music Box. 11.30pm—3am. £4 (£3). ‘Edinburgh‘s coolest subterranean pleasure zone‘ according to the promoters. Music policy moves from smooth grooves through to more phat and funky sounds. I RAW at Negociants. 10pm-3am. Free. Weekly. David Brown (Yip Yap) and Neil MacDonald giving it garage and house for that all-important pre-club warm-up. I Red Hot Pepper Club lOpm-3am. £4 (£3). See Fridays. I Rock Orgasm at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. £3. Climactic night of heavy guitar sounds. I Shaft at Moray House. 11pm—4am. £4. 18 Nov. Fortnightly. Now nearly ﬁve- years-old. Shaft is moving away from its disco origins to take in the funky, jazzy side of house too. Quite simply a poptastic club, where an unrelenting onslaught of boogie-fuelled retro and contemporary tunes gets everyone shakin’ their stuff on the dancefloor. I Stripped at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5. 25 Nov. Fortnightly. Big. big anthems and a rather large helping of BT—style. UK trancey-house with a well- dressed. up-for-it crowd. Clubbing. Saturday-night style. I Teasage at The Citrus. 11pm—4am. £3. Happy Hour: all drinks £1. Popular indie
dance night. DJs Sarah and Niall jam a superb selection of punk. disco. 808 and funk for a friendly. student-orientated crowd.
I TNT at the Riccarton Student Union. lOpm—3.30am. £3. 18 Nov. Fortnightly. Promising night offering the harder side of house music. Students and guests only. I Torpedo at 8100. l 1pm—3am. £4 (£3). 25 Nov. Fortnightly. Mainstream dance night featuring the usual drinks promos and an assortment of oddities like bouncy boxing and karaoke. Party till you drop. I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. llpm-3am. £5. 25 Nov. Fortnightly. Tribal continues to ﬂy in the face of fashion by playing the real underground sound of American house. not the remixed. watered down. chartbound version favoured by its counterparts. Downstairs, the trippy. filmic sounds of East Coast hip hop reign supreme: quality all round.
I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele. 11pm—3am. £6. 18 Nov. Fortnightly. Two years on and still as busy as ever. Deep. underground house. real garage, hand(bag)s-in-the-air vocals. polite door staff, friendly faces. little-or-no attitude. occasional celebrity jocks and two of the best Dls in the country. Selling out by midnight. Get there early.
I Masterplan at The Lane. lOpm—3am. Free. Weekly night promising the best in acid jazz. funk and hip hop.
I Heart at The Subway. 9pm—3am. £1
(free for studean with matriculation card).
Indie and dance.
I The Mothershlp at The Basement. 9pm—lam. Free. Chill out at the all star funk jam with resident DJs Gino and Fryer.
I Three Bag Brew at Negociants. 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Three Bag Brew on the mix with their usual quality blend of hip h0p. funk, jazz. soul, Latin and tripnology.
I Sunday Night Fever at Century 2000. llpm—3am. £3. Drinks at 70p. 80p and 90p. appropriately accompanied by music from the 705, 80s and 90s.
I Taste at 8100. Having chosen to leave The Vaults after disagreements with the management (not the door staff as previously reported) Taste has found a new home at 8100. New venue. but same fierce. full-on dancefloor hedonism courtesy of residents Fisher and Price. Watch out for a future visit from D] Dimitri.
I Tlmewarp at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). A very w-i-d-e playlist indeed: 60s. 70s, 80 and 90s.
I Airport at St James Oyster Bar. 8pm—lam. Free. Monday night madness for all those party people who can't get enough. Underground house from residents Cocomix and Eelight with occasional guests like Donny Allan, Scott Ferguson and Fisher and Price. Mental.
I Asbestos at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £2. 20 Nov. Fortnightly. New club featuring punk. goth, industrial, alternative sounds and all the usual drinks promos. Scary.
I Ebola at Negociants. 10pm-3am. Free. 20 Nov. Fortnightly. Techno, trance and ambience.
I Mocca at Negociants. 10pm-3am. Free. 27 Nov. Fortnightly. A quality blend of house and techno from Chris and Dill (Soma), plus guests.
I Trainspotter at The Subway. 10pm—3am. £1 (free for studean with matriculation card). 705. 80s and 90s dance plus indie faves.
I ﬂay Algun Problem? 5: Negociants. lOpm—3am. Free. 21 Nov. Fortnightly. Latin. jazz and African sounds from DJs
Finbar (Copacabana) and Fawaz.
I insanity at The Subway. 10pm-3am. £1 (free for students with matriculation card). Pop, chart and indie sounds.
I Jazz a La Carte at Negociants. 10pm-3am. Free. 28 Nov. Fortnightly. Top quality jazz night at the increasingly eclectic Negociants with resident Finbar. I lice at The Citrus. 11pm-3am. £2. Drinks promos. Mixture of Britpop and classic indie right through to 60s soul.
I 705/805 Club at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). New club devoted to 70s and 80s chart hits, as the name suggests.
I Bubblegum at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £2.50. Drinks promos. 1n the 80s it would have been called alternative. Now. well it’sjust good old- fashioned retro. Shuffle your winkle pickers/docs/cowboy boots to Pete Shelley, Siouxsie and The Banshees, The Clash and The Cult. I Dolphin at The Subway. 9pm-3am. Free. Student night with loadsa drinks promos. I nub Department at Negociants. 10pm—3am. Free. Spiritually uplifting reverbs and depth-plumbing dubs courtesy of the rather wonderful Rude boys. Check It out. I llorlzontal at Century 2000. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£1 students with matriculation card). Vodka. whisky. tequila and peach schnapps, 50p a shot. Lager and 80/-, £1 a pint. Aptly-named student night with all-night drinks promos. I The industry at Edinburgh University. 10.30pm—3am. £7.50 (£6.50). Students and guests only. 22 Nov. Special one-off visit from London’s ﬁnest deck duo Rocky and Diesel and Cream resident Paul Bleasdale as part of a national Universities Tour. See Hit List. I Bubble at The Rocking Horse. 10pm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). Drinks promos. Busy. student-orientated night mixing up the sort of pop. dance and indie sounds you'll hear at Katch or Shag. I Sexual Chocolate at 8100. 10.30pm—3am. Successful student night returns for a new weekly knees up. playing anything from Abba to Nirvana. I Teasage at The Citrus. llpm—3am. £2.50. Beers and spirits all 90p. Very busy midweek club. playing indie- orientated dance sounds alongside punk, disco. 805 and funk. I The Transporter Room at The Attic. lOpm—3am. £3 (£1). Veteran jazz. hip h0p and funk club with regular live bands (Captain Shifty. Freshly Squeezed. Papa’s Magic Beard, etc) and hard bop avant garde grooves creatively cut up by DJs Scotty and Sulu.
I Baby Boom at La Belle Angele. 7.30pm—midnight. 16 Nov. Fortnightly. Groove to uplifting dancefloor tunes and still be in bed by one 0' clock.
I Burger Queen at The Wide Awake Club. 1 lpm—3am. £4. The Burger Queens return to terrorise Edinburgh's club scene with a new weekly outing at a new home. Craig and Huggy aim to make midweek clubbing the next big thing. Who knows what will happen?
I Buttsiuts at the Vaults. 10.30pm-3am. £5 (£4). 23 Nov. Fortnightly. New night with residents Mark Wolstencroft and Lyall Sutherland playing house and garage. plus guests.
I Century 2000 11pm—3am. £3. See Fridays.
I Fiction at La Belle Angele. llpm-3am. £5 (£4). 23 Nov. Innovative hard house and trance night with alive PA from Aura (Infectious Records) and a Goa set from Om Tom. See Hit List.
I Junction 69 at The Palais. 10pm—3am. £3. 16 Nov. One of the most successful clubs ever at Heriot-Watt Student Union
72 The List l7~30 Nov 1995